Vitamin D is important to enable calcium to be absorbed into the intestine. During pregnancy, vitamin D is especially significant because extra calcium is needed to build the baby's skeleton.
Low vitamin D levels in pregnancy can therefore be negative for the bone health of both mother and child.
In a study of 375 adults who have successfully maintained weight loss and who engage in moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity, most reported consistency in the time of day that they exercised, with early morning being the most common time.
Experienced runners have elevated cardiac biomarkers after ultramarathons compared to novice runners, however, these biomarkers are below the limits of clinical risk, according to new research published in Heliyon
A Finnish study demonstrates that as little as half an hour of light exercise per week effectively protects against subarachnoid haemorrhage, the most lethal disorder of the cerebral circulation.
Cognitive frailty is a heterogeneous clinical manifestation characterized by the simultaneous presence of both physical frailty and cognitive impairment, in the absence of dementia, and it seems to entail a greater death risk than physical frailty or cognitive impairment separately.
Heart abnormalities caused by premature birth may be corrected with exercise in young adulthood, according to research presented at EuroCMR 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).